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Brewed by Plzensky Prazdroj (SABMiller)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Plzen, Czech Republic

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is called the "model of meter" among beers. All other pilsners are a better or worse attempt to copy the original - the first ever Pilsner Urquell. Its unparalleled exceptionality is guaranteed by the same recipe dating from 1842.


eRock_2013's rating

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (392) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2013
This truly is the original pilsener, and holds up to its reputation and heritage well. Aroma is a bit uninteresting, but appearance is great with nice lacing and an appealing copper golden color. Standard pilsener bitterness and hoppiness, with a touch of sweetness. Good finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tjomleif (47) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Clear golden, not very lasting medium sized white head. Aroma of malts and cereal. Rich malty taste with some bitterness. Medium carbonation. Good pilsner.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nephirem (160) - CROATIA - JUL 22, 2016
Can, 0.5l. Pours clear golden color with short lasting white head. Refreshing smell of malts, yeast and hops. Thin to medium body with moderate carbonation. Texture is a bit watery but very smooth nonetheless. Taste is combination of malt sweetness and hops bitterness, really nicely balanced and very refreshing. Aroms of malts, yeast, slight corn and hops. Finish is medium and hoppy. Overall, tasty beer. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuspoenari (1288) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear straw yellow with a thin white head. Notes of pilsner malts, bitter generic hops, interesting unripe red fruit - like raspberries and strawberries - followed by a malt sweetness that drags it down a bit. Light bodied, high carbonation, refreshing finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Perricek (2) - SPAIN - JUL 20, 2016 does not count
Incredibly tasty. There are many awesome tasty beers out there, but Pilsner Urquell always sits well with you. You drink 10 pints one day, and can still drink more the day after. without being forced. Nejlepsí pivo na svete.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jose19623 (1) - SPAIN - JUL 20, 2016 does not count
Sabrosa y muy refrescante. Una de las mejores pilsner que he probado. Es un poquito mas amarga que otras pilsner , al final.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evilman (70) - Taverny, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2016
A quite decent lager, I enjoyed this one on tap at the White Whale bar in Prague, during a trip around the city by a hot afternoon. Very pleasing and refreshing, taste doesn’t change much from other pilsners available in czech republic imo but it does the job pretty well. Cool hops aftertaste, a good bet. Best served cold on tap! APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ritzn (278) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2016
On tap in prague. Clear golden with medium creamy white head. Aroma is a little buttery, grassy hops, typical helles stuff. Taste is well balanced everything. Hoppy and nice. In the finish the butter kicks in again. Medium body. Smooth mouthfeel. Ok I guess.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerplace (525) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2016
500ml can. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Aroma is biscuity malt, flowery. Taste is pretty similar with a hoppy bitterness. Hoppy bitterness aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lokis333 (350) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - JUL 16, 2016
Deep gold color with strong large white foam. Aromas of European hops, light coloured soft malts, grass, herbs and notes of light sweet honey. Palate, full body with smooth thicker texture leaving sweet but dry and crisp hoppy finish. Taste is sweet with developing hoppy bitterness, reminds of soft hop tea, fresh grass, dandelions with light touch of honey at the back. Overall, quite nice as a lager type not watery, sweet grassy/ herbal taste with nice finish. Good one, do recomend.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5258) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear, bright gold with a nice white head. Aroma and taste of malt, floral, grass, and grain. Well made. Excellent.


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